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Brunswick Academy Students Celebrate Mexican Independence

Students in Mrs. Nelson's Spanish classes at Brunswick Academy celebrated Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16 by wearing green, white, and red. Those are the colors of the flag of Mexico.

Top photo: Kelsey, Karly, Ashley, Jackson and Cole.  Lower photo: Alyssa, Jamie and Sarah

Learning Their Colors!

The Kindergarten class at Brunswick Academy has been studying their colors.  The students shared with their teacher and friends their favorite color.  Each day Mrs. Ferguson has been seeing lots of colors.  Blue was the color forTuesday!

Pictured with Mrs. Ferguson’s class Katie Quinn, teacher assistant, and Jessica Rivas, student helper.

Mrs. Ferguson's Students are Autumn, Olivia, Ana, Sarah, James, Jud, Addison, Harrison, Lacey, Mallory, Maddison, Koen, Grayson, Arya, Kennedi, and Chloe.

First Day of Kindergarten at BA

Kindergarten students at Brunswick Academy had no worries the first week of school.  Students were read The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.  The students were able to relate their “new school year worries” to Owen, a character in the story.  They also enjoyed a special kiss, “a Hershey Kiss” that was shared by their teacher, Mrs. Bette Ferguson (THE LUCKIEST TEACHER IN THE WORLD!).  Mr. Dave Newsom, Head of School, enjoyed some first day fun with the students too!

 Mrs. Ferguson’s Class, 2014-2015 Kindergarten

Autumn, Olivia, Ana, Sarah, James, Jud, Addison, Harrison, Lacey, Mallory, Maddison, Koen, Grayson, AryaKennedi,and Chloe.



Junior Marshalls Announced

Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce its Junior Marshals for its 50th Commencement Exercises.  These students serve as greeters.

Left to Right - Lauren Thompson, Laren Butler, Madison Lewis, Brent Hofmann, Lukas Curtis (Chief Marshal), Jessica Rivas, Cora Sadler, Lexi Smith

Brunswick Academy Honor Graduates Announced

Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce its Honor Graduates for the 50th Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 6, 2014.

Honor graduates, wear gold cord and tassel and must have a 95 cumulative grade point average or above.  They are also members of the National Honor Society.  
L - R:  Dustin Peebles Clary (Salutatorian), Christin Michaela Copeland (Valedictorian) and Travis Graham Browder

Brunswick Academy Graduation This Weekend

Baccalaureate service were held in the Brunswick academy gymnasium on Sunday, June 1 at 6:00 PM.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Layne Spigener of South Hill United Methodist Church in South Hill, Virginia.

Commencement exercises will be held in the Brunswick Academy gymnasium on Friday, June 6 at 7:00 PM.  Twenty-one seniors will be graduating.  The valedictorian is Christin Michaela Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Copeland of Triplett.  Ms. Copeland will be attending the University of Virginia in the fall.

The Salutatorian is Dustin Peebles Clary, the son of Daryl Clary of Gasburg and Cheryl Clary of South Hill.   Mr. Peoples will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall.

There will be one other honor graduate at this year's graduation: Travis Graham Browder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Browder of Dolphin.  Mr. Browder will also be attending Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall.

Nine members of the class of 2014 are children of Brunswick Academy Alumni.


Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce that Thomas Blake Barnes has been chosen the April 2014 Student of the Month.  Blake, a senior, is the son of Thomas and Wendy Barnes of South Hill.  He has one sister, Alex.  Blake has been a member of the JV and Varsity Football team, JJV, JV and Varsity Basketball team and is currently a member of the Golf team.  He is a member of the Brunswick Academy Latin Club and Student Council Organization.  Blake enjoys playing the drums and he can be found most days on the golf course.  He is also an active volunteer at Trinity United Methodist Church.    

Blake will attend Southside Virginia Community College in the fall and will transfer to Old Dominion University where he plans to study electrical engineering. 



Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce that Travis Graham Browder has been chosen the March 2014 Student of the Month.  Travis, a senior, is the son of Mike and Tina Browder of Dolphin.  He has two brothers, TJ and Josh.  Travis has been a member of the JV and Varsity Football team and was named to the 2nd team all conference team.  He has also played JJV, JV and Varsity basketball and is currently on the Varsity Soccer team.  He is a member of the Latin club, Honor Council, National Honor Society (Secretary-Treasurer), Hi-Y and has attended Model General Assembly.  He represented Brunswick Academy at the HOBY youth leadership camp and Virginia Boys State.  He is an active member of the Liberty Church youth group and as attended their ASP service project for several years.

Travis enjoys watching basketball and football, riding 4 wheelers and hanging out with friends.  He will attend either Virginia Commonwealth University or University of Richmond and major in Biology.  He plans to attend dental school and return to Southside Virginia to practice dentistry. 


Little Shop of Horrors

Brunswick Academy Theatre Presents

Little Shop of Horrors

Adult Tickets $12.00 each – Student Tickets $8.00 each.

Dinner Tickets - $6.00


  • 7:30  Friday, March 21st. Dinner by Wilson’s BBQ (BBQ, String Beans, Slaw, Hushpuppies)

  • 7:30 Saturday, March 22nd. Dinner by Logan’s Diner (Roast Beef, String Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Rolls)

  • 3:00  Sunday, march 23rd.  Dinner by Brian’s Steakhouse (Stuffed Chicken Breast, Veggies, Side Item Rolls)

Click here for the ticket order form.

If you have any questions, please call Kristine at 434-848-2220.

Thank you for your continued support of

Brunswick Academy Theatre.



Brunswick Academy is pleased to announce that Sarah-Nicole Rich Abernathy has been chosen the February 2014 Student of the Month.  Nikki, a senior, is the daughter of Abbie and Sarah Abernathy of Dolphin.  She has two brothers, Jake and Evan.  Nikki was a varsity majorette and has played volleyball at Brunswick Academy since the 6th grade.  She has held numerous roles in the Brunswick Academy Theatre for the last seven years. She has participated in ASP mission trips with Liberty Church.  Nikki enjoys reading, riding horses, going to the beach and hanging out with friends. 

Nikki will attend Longwood University where she plans to study elementary education.  She hopes to become a special education teacher. 



Brunswick Academy has received a $1,000 grant from the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance.  This grant is given to selected schools across the country in communities served by Exxon or Mobil Stations.  The grant was made possible by funding from Exxon Mobil Corporation in conjunction with Parker Oil Company.     Mr. Ed Lowe of Parker Oil Company presents the check to Mr. Brad Farmer, Head of School at Brunswick Academy.


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